Local Solutions work to a range of recognised standards, underpinning our adherence to high quality and care for our teams and those that we deliver services to.
Developed, led and supported by employers, MINDFUL EMPLOYER® provides businesses and organisations with easier access to information and support for staff who experience stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions.
Positive About Disabled People
The symbol is awarded by Jobcentre Plus to those employers who have demonstrated a commitment to recruiting disabled employees and developing their skills and prospects.
Local Solutions are accredited with the Cyber Essentials implementation profile [BIS/14/696]. This accreditation recognises we take security seriously across all IT systems.
Local Solutions is a member of RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) and holds a Gold award. RoSPA Gold Award winners have achieved a very high level of performance, demonstrating well developed occupational health and safety management systems and culture, outstanding control of risk and very low levels of error, harm and loss.
Workplace Wellbeing Charter
Local Solutions has been successfully re-accredited under The Workplace Wellbeing Charter in January 2019, having held the award since 2012. The Workplace Wellbeing Charter is a national award, assessed locally in Liverpool by Health@Work, whose standards reflect best practice and are endorsed nationally by Public Health England. The Charter takes a holistic approach that includes leadership, culture and communication, as well as health & wellbeing topics such as physical activity, alcohol and mental health.
Matrix quality standard for information advice and guidance services
Local solutions was successfully assessed against the Matrix Standard in June 2019, having previously held the accreditation since 2008. The Matrix Standard is the quality standard for information, advice and guidance services and the Matrix Standard Assessment Services has accredited Local Solutions' Training Department.
Disability Confident Employer
Local Solutions has been awarded the Disability Confident Employer kitemark for a further 2 years. This has been awarded after the organisation has undertaken and completed the self-assessment and taken the core actions required to be a Disability Confident employer. In continuing the Disability Confident journey, we are ensuring that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.